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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, September 20

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The city may get slightly smaller soon, if 86 acres of reclaimed industrial land on the southeast side is unincorporated so it can become a landfill. The city is seeking new means to prevent the succession following a judgement approving the action. The city was unable to prove it had plans for the property and would be "unduly harmed" by the lost tax revenue.

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